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A Party Salsa That’s Sure to Be a Hit

I don’t often see a salsa recipe on a commercial products website that interests me, but I found one that is a tasty exception. It’s also surprisingly easy to make, mostly using ingredients found in your pantry. Here’s the procedure for Chipotle Black Bean Salsa:

Gather together the following items:

1 can (14½ oz) diced tomatoes (I […]

Fish 4 Friday: Grilled Salmon With Pineapple Salsa

This entry is part of a series, F4F 2011»

There are a number of very appetizing beers made in Mexico. Most folks know about Corona, a drinkable lager and the best-selling non-domestic beer in the States. Other recognizable labels include Pacifico, Negra Modelo, Dos XX, Tecate and Bohemia. I’m partial to the darker beers, […]

Another “Too Many Tomatoes” Solution, and Green Too

This entry is part of a series, RdJ»

Most of us who have dirt-stained pants knees nurture vegetable gardens south of the Dixon-Mason Line have now reached a common state of affairs. The tomatoes now look like Little Shop of Horrors plants, just as we’re all getting a bit tired of tomatoes for dinner. […]

Quick Bites: El Caribe Tex-Mex

This entry is part of a series, Restaurants»

Tuesday evenings often find me near the corner of Koenig Lane and Lamar. I guess it gives me a thrill to be walking free near that many Texas DPS troopers. Ah, if they only knew. But I digress…

There are a few eateries on that stretch of […]

Fish 4 Friday: Zesty, Beer-Soaked Tuna Steaks on the Grill

This entry is part of a series, F4F 2011»

Ah, summertime. (You folks up North, you gotta wait; but we’ve got summer here already. Eat your hearts out.) Picnics and ballgames. Grilling everything. Boat rides, soccer camp and backpacking. Lemonade stands. Shave ice. Blockbuster movies. Cold beer on a hot afternoon.

And did I mention […]

Fish 4 Friday: Grilled Swordfish With a Summery Salsa

This entry is part of a series, F4F 2011»

Swordfish are big sea creatures, with males running up to 300 pounds and females up to four times that big. Trivia for the day: Swordfish are one of only a few cold-blooded creatures with a special ability to warm up part of their body! They […]

Tex-Mex, Better’n Sex (Says So on the Menu)

This entry is part of a series, Restaurants»

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Cat-sitting has its moments. (Archie, ready to roll above, might disagree by now.) After all the fights, the feedings and the frenetic searches (how’d Samantha get into […]

Fish 4 Friday: Chimichurri Marinated Grilled Gulf Shrimp

This entry is part of a series, F4F 2011»

First, the good news: There’s every indication that seafood from the Gulf of Mexico is safe to come out of the water.

Now the bad news: Gulf shrimping season closed May 15. There’s a hiatus, at least two months long, while the miniature crustaceans return to […]